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Almohad

[al-muh-had] /ˈæl məˌhæd/
noun
1.
a member of a Muslim dynasty ruling in Spain and northern Africa during the 12th and 13th centuries.
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[al-muh-heyd, -had] /ˈæl məˌheɪd, -ˌhæd/ (Show IPA)
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Origin
< Arabic al-muwaḥḥid literally, the one who professes the unity of God
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Almohades

12c. Muslim religious power that ruled Spain and North Africa, founded by Mohammed ibn Abdullah, the name is literally "the Unitarians," short for Arabic al-muwahhidun "they who profess the unity (of God)," so called for their absolutist monotheism.

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